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[audio]2003 Rainbow Gathering (Utah) - Various
This is music from the "2003 Rainbow Family Circus and Tribal Zoo" CDs compiled by Tenali from recordings made at the rainbow family gathering of the tribes that took place in Utah for a time around the 4th of July, 2003 where people came together by many paths for a time becoming one in harmony celebrating love in spirit manifesting visions of peace and healing our mother earth. These MP3 files come from Rob Savoye's collection on www.welcomehome.org...
Keywords: Alternative Culture
Downloads: 6,589 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]2005 Rainbow Gathering (Mexico)
2005 Rainbow Mexico: This collection contains music from the 2005 Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes in Mexico. Tenali has been recording music at Rainbow Gatherings for the past several years, and has been releasing "Rainbow Family Circus & Tribal Zoo" CDs of his work. He sent me a copy of this CD so that I could endcode it on the computer and publish it via the Internet Archive. This music is provided to you for free in loving kindness...
Keywords: Alternative Culture
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[audio]3rd Brother - Audio Book - Travis Rogers
Two strangers find them selves in a strange deserted forest, surrounded by abandoned ruins. They soon uncover a history of three brothers. One brother obsessed with discovering the mysteries of time sacrifices the other two to gain his own immortality.
Keywords: horror; audio book; story; mp3
Downloads: 1,100
[audio]R John Woolfrey reading at Zeke's Gallery - July 28, 2005 - R John Woolfrey
As the title says R John Woolfey reads his story Vespasiennes at Zeke's Gallery in Montreal as part of the Zeke's gets proud Pride Reading event
Keywords: Gay Literature; Readings
Downloads: 141
[audio]R. Erica Doyle reads "Sonnet LXX" [From Elegiac Sonnets] by Charlotte Turner Smith - Charlotte Turner Smith
In this installment, R. Erica Doyle reads “Sonnet LXX” [From Elegiac Sonnets]by Charlotte Turner Smith. Doyle was born in Brooklyn after the riots of '68. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Callaloo, Ploughshares, Best Black Women's Erotica, Bum Rush the Page, Ms. Magazine, and is forthcoming in Bloom, Our Caribbean: Writing by LGBT Writers of the Antilles, and Quotes Community: Notes for Black Poets...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 20
[audio]R. Erica Doyle reads "Unknown Female Head" by Laetitia Elizabeth Landon - Laetitia Elizabeth Landon
In this installment, R. Erica Doyle reads “Unknown Female Head” by Laetitia Elizabeth Landon. Doyle was born in Brooklyn after the riots of '68. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Callaloo, Ploughshares, Best Black Women's Erotica, Bum Rush the Page, Ms. Magazine, and is forthcoming in Bloom, Our Caribbean: Writing by LGBT Writers of the Antilles, and Quotes Community: Notes for Black Poets...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 26
[audio]R. Holmes & Co. - John Kendrick Bangs
LibriVox recording of R. Holmes & Co., by John Kendrick Bangs. Raffles Holmes is introduced in these stories as the son of the great Sherlock Holmes. He is also revealed to be the grandson of A.J. Raffles, a gentleman thief pursued by Sherlock Holmes many years earlier. This apparently contradictory family background sets the stage for his colorful and amusing adventures. (Summary by lubee930) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; Sherlock Holmes; Raffles Holmes; Detective stories; Crime
Downloads: 2,270 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]R. John Woolfrey reading at Zeke's Gallery - R. John Woolfrey
R. John Woolfrey reading at Zeke's Gallery Nov 17, 2005
Keywords: Montreal; Gay Literature; Short Stories
Downloads: 290
[audio]R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots) - Karel Čapek
LibriVox recording of R.U.R (Rossum’s Universal Robots) by Karel Čapek. (Translated by Paul Selver.) Read in English by a full cast. Helena Glory, as the daughter of a major industrial power's president, is a woman on a mission. She faces the island factory of Rossum's Universal Robots, the world's leading company in robotic engineering. She is convinced that these new creations called robots they make are deserving of rights like humans do...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; sci-fi; science fiction; science; apocalypse; love story; machines; rebellion; adam and eve; robots; artificial humans; female lead; corrupt factory
Downloads: 6,478 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Raat yun dil mein teri, Faiz Ahmed Faiz - Hema Manicka
Raat yun dil mein teri, urdu ghazal by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, recorded by Hema Manicka
Keywords: Poetry Urdu Faiz, Faiz Ahmed
Downloads: 1,511
[audio]raath aadhi

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[audio]Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads "Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802" by William Wordsworth - William Wordsworth
In this installment, Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads “Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802” by William Wordsworth. DuPlessis is known as a feminist critic and scholar with a special interest in modern and contemporary poetry, and as a poet and essayist. Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work, a book of essays, was published by University of Alabama Press in 2006; in the same year, Alabama also reprinted DuPlessis’s classic work The Pink Guitar...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 27
[audio]Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads "Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats - John Keats
In this installment, Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads “Ode on a Grecian Urn” by John Keats. DuPlessis is known as a feminist critic and scholar with a special interest in modern and contemporary poetry, and as a poet and essayist. Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work, a book of essays, was published by University of Alabama Press in 2006; in the same year, Alabama also reprinted DuPlessis’s classic work The Pink Guitar...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 22
[audio]Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads "Ode on Melancholy" by John Keats - John Keats
In this installment, Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads “Ode on Melancholy” by John Keats. DuPlessis is known as a feminist critic and scholar with a special interest in modern and contemporary poetry, and as a poet and essayist. Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work, a book of essays, was published by University of Alabama Press in 2006; in the same year, Alabama also reprinted DuPlessis’s classic work The Pink Guitar...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 29
[audio]Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads "Ode to Psyche" by John Keats - John Keats
In this installment, Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads “Ode to Psyche” by John Keats. DuPlessis is known as a feminist critic and scholar with a special interest in modern and contemporary poetry, and as a poet and essayist. Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work, a book of essays, was published by University of Alabama Press in 2006; in the same year, Alabama also reprinted DuPlessis’s classic work The Pink Guitar...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 36
[audio]Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In this installment, Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads “This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. DuPlessis is known as a feminist critic and scholar with a special interest in modern and contemporary poetry, and as a poet and essayist. Blue Studios: Poetry and Its Cultural Work, a book of essays, was published by University of Alabama Press in 2006; in the same year, Alabama also reprinted DuPlessis’s classic work The Pink Guitar...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 33
[audio]Rachel Ray - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope The love that develops between Luke Rowan and Rachel Ray is not universally welcomed. Mrs. Tappitt- a rich, influential, and bad woman - wishes him to marry one of her own daughters, while Rachel's mother and older sister are not sure he is worthy of her. After many adventures, everybody gets what they deserve. Characteristically to Trollope's works, there is also a secondary plot involving the election of parliament in Baslehurst."Summary by ...
Downloads: 13,760
[audio]Racketty-Packetty House and other stories - Frances Hodgson Burnett
LibriVox recording of Racketty-Packetty House and other stories, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This is a collection of short stories and fairy tales by Frances Hodgson Burnett, the author of The Secret Garden and A little Princess. (Summary by Elli) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fairy tales; fiction; short stories; kids; teen; young adult; F.H. Burnett; Racketty-Packetty House; Surly Tim; The Land of the Blue Flower; The Little Hunchback Zia; Esmeralda; My Robin; Mere Giraud's Little Daughter
Downloads: 3,895
[audio]Rada; A Belgian Christmas Eve - Alfred Noyes
LibriVox recording of Rada; A Belgian Christmas Eve, by Alfred Noyes. Read by David Wales This is not heart warming holiday fare. It is a short (one-act) unsubtle antiwar play by the English poet Alfred Noyes (1880 1958), published in 1915 while World War I is in progress. Part of the work is in verse. Music sung by Duane Steadman, who has placed these performances in the public domain. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feed...
Keywords: Antiwar; World War I; Belgium; English; war story; play; tragedy; Belgian villagers; German soldiers; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 374
[audio]Radioactive Substances - Marie Curie
LibriVox recording of Radioactive Substances, by Marie Curie. Read by Availle. Marie Curie, born in Warsaw in 1867, was a French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity and the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes - in physics (1903) and chemistry (1911). The risks of working with strongly radioactive materials were not known at that time, and she eventually died in 1934 from an illness likely caused by radiation poisoning...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Radioactive Substances; Marie Curie
Downloads: 8,666
[audio]Rae Armantrout reads "To A Skylark" by Percy Bysshe Shelley - Percy Bysshe Shelley
In this installment, Rae Armantrout reads “To A Skylark” by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Armantrout is the author of numerous books of poetry, including The Invention of Hunger (1979), Precedence (1985), Necromance (1991), Made to Seem (1995), Pretext (2001), and Veil: New and Selected Poems (2001).  Her work has helped to shape the Language Poetry movement in contemporary verse.Percy Bysshe Shelley, "To A Skylark"Hail to thee, blithe spirit! Bird thou never wert— That from heaven or near it Pou...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 80
[audio]Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman - E. W. Hornung
Librivox recording of Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman by E. W. Hornung read by Kristin Hughes. Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman (also published as The Black Mask) is the second collection of stories in the Raffles series. After the dark turn of events at the end of The Gift of the Emperor, Bunny's done his time and, his life not being quite what it was before, now finds himself longing for the companionship of his Raffles...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Adventure; Mystery
Downloads: 13,940 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Rage et impuissance - Gustave Flaubert
Au Fil des Lectures Nouvelle de Gustave Flaubert, lue par Pomme. Oeuvre de jeunesse de Gustave Flaubert 36 min Mise en ligne le 25/03/2010
Keywords: Gustave Flaubert; Flaubert; Rage et impuissance; Pomme; Oeuvres de jeunesse Gustave Flaubert; Au Fil des Lectures; Livre audio gratuit; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
Downloads: 359
[audio]Ragged Dick - Horatio Alger, Jr.
LibriVox recording of Ragged Dick, by Horatio Alger. Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting "the American Dream" of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through "luck and pluck". Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to "grow up 'spectable," and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; teens; alger; ragged dick
Downloads: 85,523 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[audio]Raggedy Andy Stories - John B. Gruelle
LibriVox recording of Raggedy Andy Stories, by John B. Gruelle. Read by LibriVox volunteers. Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by writer Johnny Gruelle (1880–1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; raggedy; andy; rag doll; stories; gruelle
Downloads: 12,580
[audio]Raggedy Ann Stories - John B. Gruelle
LibriVox recording of Raggedy Ann Stories by John B. Gruelle. Read by Shannon To the millions of children and grown-ups who have loved a Rag Doll, the author dedicated these stories. Now listen as eight voices read to you Raggedy Ann’s exciting adventures, as gentle and charming today, as they were when first published in 1918. Find out what is written on her candy heart, what was the gift the fairies brought, and all about Raggedy Ann’s new sisters...
Keywords: raggedy; ann; children; librivox; audiobook; stories
Downloads: 21,993
[audio]Raggedy Ann Stories - Johnny Gruelle
LibriVox recording of Raggedy Ann Stories, by Johnny Gruelle. This is the book that started it all. Johnny Gruelle gave his daughter Marcella a rag doll, on which he had drawn an eternally smiling face. Marcella and Raggedy Ann became inseparable, and inspired Gruelle to write Raggedy Ann Stories, which was sold with its very own Raggedy Ann doll. Sadly, Marcella died at age 13 after complications from a smallpox vaccine, but Gruelle continued writing about Raggedy Ann...
Keywords: raggedy; ann; gruelle; children; stories; librivox
Downloads: 6,255
[audio]Raiding with Morgan - Byron A. Dunn
LibriVox recording of Raiding with Morgan, by Byron A. Dunn. It is a fictional tale of cavalry actions during the U.S. Civil War, under General John Morgan. (Summary by M. Craun) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; historical fiction; war stories
Downloads: 6,694
[audio]Railway Children - E. Nesbit
Librivox recording of Railway Children by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage Edith Nesbit's classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; trains
Downloads: 279,014 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[audio]Rain - W. Somerset Maugham
LibriVox recording of Rain, by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Bellona Times. One of Maugham's most famous short stories, Rain unfolds in a soggy tropical paradise marred by self-righteous hypocrites trying to force their moral beliefs on a girl who basically just wants to have fun. At a running time of approximately 1 3/4 hours, it is too long for inclusion in a Short Story collection.(Summary by Bellona Times) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; short stories; British literature; 20th century; post-WWI; faith; intolerance; desire; Samoa
Downloads: 28,996 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Rain (Version 2) - William Somerset Maugham
LibriVox recording of Rain (Version 2), by William Somerset Maugham. Read by Linda Hogan. Rain charts the moral disintegration of a missionary attempting to convert a Pacific island prostitute named Sadie Thompson. (Introduction by an excerpt from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; rain; william somerset maugham
Downloads: 8,752
[audio]Rainbow Valley - Montgomery, L.M.
Rainbow Valley, the seventh book in the Anne of Green Gables series explores the world of Anne & Gilbert’s six children along with the exploits of the Merediths, the children of the town’s new minister. With no mother and an absent-minded father, the Meredith children are not being properly brought up. This leads to their many adventures causing the ladies of the town to gossip, risking their father’s job...
Keywords: Rainbow; Children
Downloads: 139,345
[audio]Ralestone Luck - Andre Norton
LibriVox recording of Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton. Read in English by Gabriel Glenn Rupert Ralestone is officially the Marquess of Lorne--but with no family money or prestige, the title is worthless. He and his younger brother and sister return to the old family homestead--Pirate's Haven. Their only hope is to find the family's talisman, a great sword, and restore it to its proper place. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; pirates; hidden treasure
Downloads: 2,676 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Ralph the Heir - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold. As usual, Trollope creates a nice variety of characters of different English classes, sentiments and positions. The primary themes are the inheritance of property, extravagance or reason in the spending of assets, the mating of young people, and the electoral practices of the time. The election chapters are based on Trollope's own experiences when he ran for Parliament.There are, of course, many subplots which ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian; entail; electioneering
Downloads: 2,068 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Ramayana Book 2, The - Valmiki
LibriVox recording of The Ramayana Book 2, by Valmiki, translated by Ralph T. H Griffith. Read by om123. The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic. It is attributed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu canon (smṛti). The Ramayana is one of the two great epics of India, the other being Mahabharata. It is the story of Rama, who emabrks on an epic journey followed by the fight with Ravana, the demon king who abducted Rama's wife, Sita...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; ancient texts; poetry; epic; Valmiki
Downloads: 9,409
[audio]Rameau's Nephew - Denis Diderot
LibriVox recording of Rameau's Nephew by Denis Diderot. Read by BensonBrunswin. Rameau's Nephew, or the Second Satire (French: Le Neveu de Rameau ou La Satire seconde) is an imaginary philosophical conversation written by Denis Diderot, probably between 1761 and 1772. It was first published in 1805 in German translation by Goethe, but the French manuscript used has subsequently disappeared. The German version was translated back into French by de Saur and Saint-Genies and published in 1821...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fiction; satire
Downloads: 1,659
[audio]Ramona - Helen Hunt Jackson
LibriVox recording of Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson. Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and getting married in Southern California, suffering racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. Overall, it has had more than 300 printings, been made into four film versions, and has been performed as an outdoor play an...
Keywords: ibrivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; historical fiction
Downloads: 13,105 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[audio]Ramona - Helen Hunt Jackson
LibriVox recording of Ramona, by Helen Hunt Jackson. Read by Christine Dufour. Set in Old California in the wake of the Mexican-American War, Ramona is two stories at once. It is the story of the love between a part-Native American orphan girl, Ramona, and Alessandro, a young Indian sheepherder. It is also the story of racial prejudice and the clash between cultures as California changes from a Spanish colony to an American territory...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; romance
Downloads: 5,138
[audio]Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood - MacDonald, George
George MacDonald is mainly known for his fantasy works and fairy tales such as At the Back of the North Wind and The Princess and the Goblin. However, during his life he was more famous for many more realistic novels... among them the somewhat autobiographical Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood. This story of a young motherless boy growing up with his brothers in a Scottish manse is full of delightful characters...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; children
Downloads: 34,908
[audio]Randall Couch reads "The Yellowhammer" by John Clare - John Clare
In this installment, Randall Couch reads “The Yellowhammer” by John Clare. Couch received a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts fellowship in poetry in 2000 and an MFA from Warren Wilson College in 2003.  He teaches at Arcadia University and serves on the planning committee of Penn's Kelly Writers House. He is a contributor to the critical anthology Gabriela Mistral: The Audacious Traveler, edited by Marjorie Agosín (Ohio University Press, 2003)...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 26
[audio]Random Reminiscences of Men and Events - John D. Rockefeller
LibriVox recording of Random Reminiscences of Men and Events by John D. Rockefeller. Read by William Tomcho. A good book by the oil revolutionist of the 20th century. As they say "Men should listen to experience" and this book is all about the experience of the second highest taxpayer of the US during the 20's. Though it is not in the book, this is a small poem he wrote: I was early taught to work as well as play, My life has been one long, happy holiday; Full of work and full of play- I dropped...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; history; rockefeller
Downloads: 3,858 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Randy Roarke lecture on William Butler Yeats, May, 1981. - Roark, Randy
Randy Roark talks about William Butler Yeats as part of Tom Pickard's class on Basil Bunting. Roark discusses Yeats's life and touches on connections between Yeats, Bunting, and Ezra Pound. He reads Yeats's work, including "A coat" and "The fisherman." Pickard adds comments and answers questions.
Downloads: 515
[audio]Rangy Pete - Guy Morton
Canadian novelist Guy Morton's Rangy Pete is one of a trio of westerns he wrote in the 1920s (the other two being Black Gold and Wards of the Azure Hills). In this one, the Gary Cooper-esque title character, Rangy Pete, goes up against the Dervishers, and outlaw clan that's been stirring up trouble for the peaceable folks of Triple Butte. In so doing, he encounters a beautiful blue-eyed girl-bandit with the Freudian moniker Miss Dick, who promptly throws a lasso around his heart...
Keywords: cowboy; western; Canadian; outlaw; bandit
Downloads: 1,306
[audio]Rape, Adrienne Rich - Falstaff

Keywords: Rape; Adrienne Rich poem
Downloads: 1,487
[audio]Rappaccini's Daughter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
LibriVox recording of Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Recorded by Brett W. Downey. The story is set in Padua in a distant, but unspecified past. From his quarters, Giovanni, a young student of letters, observes Beatrice, the beautiful daughter of Dr. Rappaccini, a scientist working in isolation. Beatrice is confined to the lush and locked gardens filled with poisonous plants by her father...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance
Downloads: 12,791
[audio]Rashmirathi, Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' - Manas Baveja

Keywords: Poetry Hindi, Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar'
Downloads: 51,757 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[audio]Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia - Samuel Johnson
LibriVox recording of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, by Samuel Johnson. Read by Martin Geeson. In this enchanting fable (subtitled The Choice of Life), Rasselas and his retinue burrow their way out of the totalitarian paradise of the Happy Valley in search of that triad of eighteenth-century aspiration - life, liberty and happiness. According to that quirky authority, James Boswell, Johnson penned his only work of prose fiction in a handful of days to cover the cost of his mother's funeral...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; choice of life
Downloads: 13,032 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[audio]Rastignac The Devil - Philip Jose Farmer
LibriVox recording of Rastignac The Devil, by Philip Jose Farmer. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). French colonists on a planet ruled by reptiles and amphibians are forced to wear living “skins” that subdue aggression and enforce vegetarianism. As children, Rastignac and his reptile friend Mapfarity force themselves to become carnivores and begin a protein fueled journey that causes Rastignac to develop a Philosophy of Violence...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 14,328 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[audio]Rautatie - Juhani Aho
LibriVox recording of Rautatie, by Juhani Aho. Read in Finnish by Tuija Aalto. Aho's first novel Rautatie (Railroad), considered one of his main works, is a story of an elderly couple who hear about railroad first time ever and have a hard time imagining carriages with no horses. They eventually get around to trying it out. (Summary by Tuija Aalto) Juhani Ahon esikoisromaani vuodelta 1884, Rautatie, on kertomus maaseudun ukosta ja akasta, jotka kuulevat naapurikylälle saapuneesta uudesta ihmees...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; finnish
Downloads: 17,528
[audio]Ravi Shankar reads "When I have fears that I may cease to be" by John Keats - John Keats
In this installment, Ravi Shankar reads "When I have fears that I may cease to be" by John Keats. Shankar is poet-in-residence at Central Connecticut State University. His first book of poems, Instrumentality, was published in 2004 by Word Press. His work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in such places as The Paris Review, Poets & Writers, Time Out New York, Gulf Coast, The Massachusetts Review, Descant, LIT, Crowd, The Cortland Review, Catamaran, The Indiana Review, Western Humanities ...
Keywords: Romantic poetry; Romantic Circles Poets on Poets
Downloads: 73
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